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Michael S. Johns

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Michael Johns is senior partner of the firm’s London office and is mainly involved in international development activities. He has specific involvement in the firm's offices in Dubai and Qatar. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Corporate Finance practice group. His main area of practice has been corporate finance and his work has included acquisitions, mergers, venture capital, equity issues and general corporate work for public listed companies.

Professional Background

Michael qualified as a lawyer in 1968. He joined with the firm in 1973 and was made a partner in 1974. He was the Managing Partner of the London office from 1985 to 2004. He was President of the board of directors of Globalex, an association of independent law firms from 1999 to 2004.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Society of England and Wales, (Member)
  • Institute of Directors, (Member)
  • Various charitable involvements

Speaking Engagements

  • He has spoken at seminars on law firm management in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

Additional Information

  • Michael has written a number of articles on law firm management, over recent years.